Lebanon

August 8, 2000

03:00 GMT

The local bourse remained in its now customary dormant state, as weekly turnover fell 33 percent to 72,146.

August 7, 2000

03:00 GMT

Prime Minister Salim Hoss says Lebanon has accepted a Libyan proposal to pay a ransom to free a Lebanese woman who is being held with 11 other western

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One of the leading members of the opposition in Lebanon's parliament announcs his withdrawal from the forthcoming elections, charging that results "a

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Three Lebanese were wounded late Sunday when Israelis opened fired across the border at a group of some 15 stone-throwing youths.

August 6, 2000

03:00 GMT

Syria's ruling party newspaper, Al-Baath, on Sunday praised Lebanese President Emile Lahoud for his firmness in having held out against pressure to ag

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Israeli leaders welcome the deployment of UN forces along the Lebanese border, expressing hope that this will contribute to maintaining peace in the r

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Hizbollah says Lebanon has been subjected to "enormous pressures" by the US and the UN to certify that the Israeli withdrawal from southern Lebanon wa

August 5, 2000

03:00 GMT

A Lebanese joint army and police force is prepared to deploy Sunday night in the southern part of the country formerly occupied by Israel, following t

03:00 GMT

The UN Interim Force in Lebanon begin deployment along the full length of Lebanon's border with Israel.

August 4, 2000

03:00 GMT

One hundred and sixty-five employees of Shell Oil Co. being held hostage since Monday include 20 foreigners, among them Lebanese, Americans, Britons,

03:00 GMT

Lebanese Prime Minister says Lebanon has given United Nations peacekeepers the green light to deploy along the border with Israel, after being satisfi

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Lebanon called for help from countries bordering the Red Sea to find four divers, including a Lebanese engineer, who disappeared off the coast of Saud

August 3, 2000

03:00 GMT

Israels withdrawl may be good news for Lebanese property market, but this optimism is overshadowed by overpricing and governments Macroeconomic failur

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Lebanon’s Minister of Electricity and Water Resources Suleiman Traboulsi heads a governmental delegation to Moscow to discuss possible cooperation wit

August 2, 2000

03:00 GMT

Anti-Syrian sentiment is mounting in Lebanon ahead of parliamentary elections due to start later this month, with the Christian opposition openly accu